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Dialogue and Restorative Circles

Dialogue and Restorative Circles

Torin Finser’s new book, Leadership Development: Change From the Inside Out, has just been published. I wrote a chapter for it entitled Dialogue and Restorative Circles. You’ll find the chapter in Resources under Restorative Circles. Enjoy!  

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Nature Institute Talks – April 2016

Nature Institute Talks – April 2016

On the first three Fridays in April, I will be sharing my research into and within the human encounter. These three talks form a threefold unity addressing the inner dialogue through nonviolent communication, the forging of the social will through Goethe’s way of seeing, and the genesis of new social forms to support us in […]

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… to speak to us

… to speak to us

“We should allow things and events to speak to us rather than speak about them ourselves, and we should extend this to our thought world. We should suppress in ourselves what prompts this or that thought and allow only what is outside to produce the thoughts.” (Rudolf Steiner, Theosophy, p. 161)

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Threefold Report Interviews

Threefold Report Interviews

Some time ago, David Ecklund contacted me and asked me to present my work as part of the opening of an innovative new micro-college in Viroqua, Wisconsin called Thoreau College. David is one of the co-founders; they are planning to open in the fall of 2016. As a prelude to its opening, Thoreau College is offering Prelude […]

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Iain McGilchrist

Iain McGilchrist

Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It’s not simply “emotion on the right, reason on the left,” but something far more complex and interesting. Psychatrist Iain McGilchrist is the author of “The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the […]

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Thinking wrongly…becoming Other

Thinking wrongly…becoming Other

“Rudolf Steiner coined a phrase that can help us here: ‘Really we only properly know things when we have experienced in our soul life the effect of thinking wrongly about them.’” TH Meyer, Rudolf Steiner’s Core Mission: The Birth and Development of Spiritual Scientific Karma Research, p. 173. “‘The more certain our knowledge the less […]

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quote…unquote

quote…unquote

A blog likely won’t interest as long as quotes or excerpts along are posted.  That said, inasmuch as they cast light on the subjects at hand, or serve as tracks left for those interested in following my wanderings through this work or that. If you find a passage quoted, it’s because it’s engaged me significantly as I’ve sought […]

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… seeing clearly a thousand things

… seeing clearly a thousand things

Goethe is always uneasy when it is a matter of deciding between two views. He does not want to rob himself of an open mind by giving his thoughts an incisive direction. He reassures himself with the thought that “the human being is not born to solve the problems of the world but is, indeed, […]

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